The Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2020

Mar 20, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF) on March 18, 2020, has notified the Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2020 to further amend the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986.

The amendments are made under Rule 5 of the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 related to “Prohibition and restriction on the location of industries and the carrying on processes and operations in different areas” stating that, the Central Government may within 725 days from such day of publication of the notification in the Official Gazette, impose prohibition or restrictions on location of such industries and the carrying on of any process or operation in an area.

This Notification shall come into effect from March 18, 2020.

[Notification No. S.O. 1127(E)]



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